Ingredient Standards

At Pleij Salon, Spa and Wellness there is nothing more important than the ingredients of the products we approve. Each product must meet our strict ingredient safety standards. We then test each item to ensure it works exceptionally well and we love it. Finally, we look to each brand for like-minded passion, ethics, and standards. We believe your beauty products need to look good, feel good, and be good for you.

This up to date list of banned ingredients is our promise that you can safely shop at Pleij. Use the guide below to navigate the effects of these ingredients on the body and the environment.

Definition:

Any substance that has the potential to cause cancer in living tissues. Carcinogen exposure can occur from the inhalation, ingestion, or absorption of many different types of substances.

Definition:

Alteration in the chemical structure of our DNA. May be naturally repaired but will not result to 100% efficiency. Un-repaired DNA may damage and accumulate in non-replicating cells such as in the brain and muscles.

Definition:

Occurs in major organs fed by the circulatory system (heart, kidneys, brain, eyes) which can sustain damage due to uncontrolled hypertension, hypotension, or hypovolemia.

Definition:

Chemicals that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects.

Definition:

Exposure to neurotoxins that alters the normal activity of the nervous system causing damage to the brain and may disrupt and kill nerve

Definition:

Interferes with the reproductive organs and alters sexual behavior, decreases fertility, menstrual changes, offsets puberty, increases risk of miscarriages, premature births and increases risk of reproductive cancers.

Definition:

Potential contamination of water and soil together with other micro pollutants that contribute ecosystem damage

Definition:

Causes hypersensitivity of the immune system.

Use

Blocks sweat ducts

Potential Health Concern

  • NT
  • C
  • ED
  • O

Where you can find it

Antiperspirant

 

Use

Emollient
Perfuming Agent
Product thickener

Potential Health Concern

  • NT
  • C
  • ED
  • O

Where you can find it

All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products